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County Legislature claims Spruceton property

Feb 22, 2013 6:55 am
W.T. Eckert reported in The Daily Mail the owners of a Spruceton Road property are fighting the seizure of their home through eminent domain by Greene County. The property is located at 942 Spruceton Road in Lexington, along the raised bank of the West Kill. The property has a history of being compromised due to weather conditions, according to county officials. Lawmakers passed a resolution to take the property by eminent domain, Wed., Feb. 20. The property owner said the house was purchased in the summer of 1999, and at the time there were slight “pothole problems being filled by the highway department.” The county and property owners are engaged in additional litigation over the parcel, Read the full story in The Daily Mail.